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    August 15, 2010
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wow. he's able to pay his bills, check his balance. wow. [ banker ] even transfer money between accounts. i can tell you what's playing, if you like. i can tell you, too. see? oh. [ male announcer ] wells fargo. with you when life is mobile. ♪ nearly two dozen people have been left homeless by the fire in the mission district. it is a grim day after for victims as the reality of their
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situation sinks in. and we go to the scene and don knapp talked with victims. >> reporter: the red cross is trying to find housing for the victims but they say that the outside and other events are taking up hotel rooms. luis and nose bandaged from an exploding window returns to his apartment. the brother speaks for the family. >> it exploded like this here. >> reporter: he says his brother will get surgery to repair his nose. they are among 23 people displaced by the fire. the fire started in this greenhouse on rondell and spread to a neighboring house and the apartments above this building. and the red cross found hotels
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for eight of the displaced people but 15 in the building are living day by day with friends. >> if you go inside you see the smog it is bad for my brothers. we cannot stay. >> you don't have a place to stay. >> we don't have a place to stay. >> reporter: and another family returned to gather things while they camp out with friends. firefighters broke the windows and dragged hoses through. >> it is frustrating, we hope that our landlord and the city can help us fix things quickly so we can move back in and be safe and move on with life. >> reporter: investigators say they don't know the cause of the fire and the investigation is continuing. the red cross tells cbs 5 it will work with the victims to get them what they need to get on with their lives. >> we're frustrated, we're scared. and the fire, we can see the
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charred building hind us. we're lucky -- behind us. we're lucky no one was seriously hurt. >> reporter: no one was seriously hurt but life got more complicated for those displaced. >> don, thank you. san francisco police are looking for gunmen who shot three people in the mission district last night. it happened before midnight alt 17th and mission streets. one man suffered wounds, two others were shot in the leg. police believe that the shooting was gang related. all of the victims are in their 20s. >> and cash strapped california schools are about to g-8 $1.2 billion in help from a jobs bill. the money is supposed to save or gate 18,000 jobs. and it will be for the year and with the help uncertainty over state budget problems could delay plans to rehire teachers
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or restore school days. and the bay area parents aring to the math, they have learned they can expect to spend hundreds on school supplies. and why some people aredology their homework before they hit the stores. >> it is a crash course in economics. a array of back to school sales. >> you have paper, pencils. 24 pencils for $2. and the basics. >> it is a good price. >> reporter: the shopping is the second biggest consumer event behind christmas. stores who want to win the shoppers must have the biggest sales. bargain hunting family does their homework. >> looking at the sales. >> target had a sale like 99 cents so that's good. walgreens have a sale. we'll go to places like that.
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>> one cart adds up. parents are spending $300 her child that's just for the basics nothing extra. another 2 to $300 with clothing. according to the retail federation, total spending on children is expected to top $21 billion this year. nancy is shopling for her sisters. it is harder because their father is unemployed. >> we're trying to do a budget. to find cheaper things. >> how easy is that. >> it's not that hard. it's not that hard if you know what to get instead of going for the expensive pens go for like these. it is not that hard if you know how to shop. >> reporter: with the economy sputtering schools are cutting
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back forcing schools to buy more supplies. the toughest lesson today will be separating the wants from the needs. what do you think? >> yes. students will get the supplies they need thanks to livermore police. they were at target stores asking shopperss to buy extra supplies for the needy kids. they filled the packs and back of cruisers with pencils, papers, binders and other supplies needed for the year. last year 230 received the packs filled with donated supplies. police are hoping for 300 this year. with days until the first day of school trace elementary is doing its best to recover from last month's arson fire. they're getting help for
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donations from all over the country and officials say they know new orleans longer need supplies. but there in need of cash donations. the fire cause 1-d 0 million in damage destroying 16 classes a library and several offices. up next, mayhem in a crowd of racing fans. the race that turned deadly when a stunt went out of control. nice inside and out to the coast line, touch and go. will we see more sunshine. that's coming up. [ male announcer ] when meg whitman arrived at ebay,
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they had 30 people and an idea. meg's job was to make it happen. it took leadership. focus. and the ability to bring people together. meg whitman delivered. named one of america's best ceo's by harvard business review, she grew ebay 15,000 strong and made small business dreams come true. now meg has a plan to create jobs. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new california.
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injured.. after a truck plowed into a crowd at an off-road race in the mojave desert. edward eight people are dead and 12 injured after a truck plowed into a crowd in a race. edward lawrence has reaction from witnesses and friends of
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the victims. >> reporter: just 12 minutes into the race the fans had no time to react. the crash was caught on video. a cloud of dust and the car lost control and rolled into the crowd lining the track. six people died instantly. there was choose in the moments after. >> on the ground unconscious. >> reporter: others could not see the extent of the damage. >> i was behind what happened and we just go slow through the area. it is a race and people want to win. >> joe sat as a navigator and they noticed part of the track, it is notorious for lunching them into the air. it is narrow. they get in tighter and it was just like a matter of time. >> and his girlfriend rushed from the start line when she heard. >> there were people everywhere. it was bad. >> reporter: she has been
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coming here for years and fans love to gather at the rock pile. >> we're thinking you know people are too close and this year, wrong place. >> reporter: and a stepson. zachary died when he was hit. at 24 he is the youngest of three kids. >> the truck was coming this way, went airborne and landed on the crude here. >> reporter: this is where he was standing with his friend. his girlfriend put a shoe, hat and sunglasses and cross on the spot. it does not seem real yet. >> people should not have been that close to the track when that is airborne it goes where it wants. the driver has no control. >> there were stakes with signs saying to stay 125 feet back but no guardrail and nobody noticed. because of that he will race again but not here that's correct one area people drinking and crowding in so...
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>> the organizer of the race was responsible for the safety of the speck tate years. and the racing had agreed that the vehicles would slow to less than 15 miles per hour when passing within 50 feet of fans. spectators say they were four feet away as trucks passed by. and two run away zebras led deputies on a wild chase. tonight they're safe and on their way to oregon. they escaped last night when they were spooked by a dog being loaded into a truck near sacramento. they ran through the streets and getting some bruises and scrapes along the way. but they were not seriously injured. it took several hours to capture the zebras. new trees are coming to golden gate park. organizers will donate trees to replace those destroyed by
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vandalism last month. outs lands has been going on and criticized for causing environmental damage. the trees will be planted in the music concourse. and the cost of daily bread. how record heat could spike the price of wheat and everything made from it. word on the week ahead. still no sun or heat for us. next, the cool word on the work week ahead. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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russia is the number-three russia's heat wave has ban a disaster for the wheat crop. it is the number 3 global wheat exporter and the shortage has led the government to ban grain exports. that is setting the price to a high and prompting a warning from the world bank about restrictions on exports. the ban will last to the end of the year. more heat in other places. >> can we borrow that. >> we can use some heat. people would like to see sunshine more of it. towards the coast line. we have the fog. clouds. and city of san francisco and clear skies and couple of patches of fog. and clearing out nicely. going to squeeze in more sunshine and it is back to that cool pattern again. and the clearing along the north part of the coast.
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and the fog there and a good return w that in mind. and especially to the coast line and the bay. and 60s and 70s. and more sunshine and at least for a day. and inland and 70s and the valley and the coast line and partial clearing. and we head to tomorrow. and 272 in livermore. 67 and a couple of 67 in san jose. and fresno 99 degrees. and 83 degrees in take tahoe. we have the trough but low ease
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aurora that's going to quick east ward. and tomorrow and after that they start to come down and, yes, another area of low pressure. that's going to deepen the layer and fog cooler temperatures. low clouds and fog. it breaks back good. we may see partial clearing. temperatures going to be cool. 50 and 60. as you head into the bay more sun and temperatures going to be warmer. and east bay numbers, moving well into the 80s by tomorrow. around 80 and 85 degrees. and brett wood -- brent wood and temperatures in the 60s. we look to the next couple of days, we'll see more temperatures on the decrease we'll see more low clouds and fog moving in. and struggling to get out of
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the 70s in the bay area. and thursday and friday. and next weekend, guess what, fog going to keep the temperatures below the average for this time of year. here is sports. >> and hello from indianapolis. the 49ers kicked off their free season swraoefplt that and the pen nate race and the p.g.a. championship. sports is after this. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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we started saving for this music camp in vermont. so i told them about some of the wells fargo online savings tools like my savings plan, which helps them set up and monitor a savings goal. until we found out that maybe her teacher uses certain terms a little bit loosely. rebecca is clearly very gifted. [ banker ] we decided to roll that money into ashley's college account. turns out there's seven gifted kids in ashley's class of nine. [ male announcer ] wells fargo. with you when it's time to save. ♪ welcome back to
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indianapolis from our affiliate here. we'll get to the football not that i remember a moment but, first, remember jonathan sanchez who predicted the giants would sweep the padres. with 43 left in the season they needed only to take two out of three. here it was the fib finale. and 1 for 3 and on tuesday. tim lincecum gave up 4 in the second. 4-0, padres. and posey did his ghost keep it close. two runs. blast off. cutting the dev tota 3. nineth homer of the season for the catcher. but he could not get on track. singles home another one. and he is has now lost three straight starts. giants puts a point on it for the pad drys. they win-2. they take 2 of 3 to extend their lead to 3 and a half games over the giants.
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the a's trying to avoid a sweep. and the pitcher was masterful. he looked his best. striking out the side. and on the day. they got two runners on in the 7th and davis grounds into the double play and that was it he was pulled and during a 106th and having given up a base hit. and the 7th. down 1-0. jim t home. and they lose 4-2. they are swept. for the second year tiger woods does not win a major. at 2 under he finished tied for 28th at the p.g.a. championship. nick what theny. he double bowlies and a nightmare was starting. he shoots an 81 and drops all the way down to 18. as many as 6 and one within the
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stretch. and 17 and take the lead and 12 under par. he ran into trouble on 18. and the shot and every one wanted to see where the shot would end up. including watson who was one back. they see and after a great third shot. johnson had a chance for the win. he misses. we're headed for a three-way playoff. but it was determined that johnson's club may have to earlier on the 18th hole after a penalty dropping johnson to 9 under and out. three holes later. the last man standing. the german holds ofwatson for a win. >> andky not describe it. walking up there, you know, seeing the shot it never cross my mind i was in the sand trap. that is unfortunate.
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i guess the only worse thing. and make that. the 49ers got two wins all last season on the road. so i know it is only pre-season but they learned something. and when coffee retired. the rookie showed he is the guy for the backup job. he was 8 for 10. 91-yards. and 16-yards in the first quarter. that led to a 7-yard touchdown run. barely making it. smith was not as sharp as peyton. late in the first quarter. walk kerr not hold on. and into the hands of draw power. 53-yards into the territory. and smith 37-yards. interception. no touchdown. second quarter. manny is out. pain ser in. and the pass is deflected.
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smith gets the interception with daylight ahead of them. scores after a 91-yard return. threw for 49ers picked them off. and san francisco ripped off 34 straight points and dixon scores in the 4 together make it 34-10. and 41 carries. and after the game. >> what is the impression you made on the staff. >> i wanted to to show them i'm dedicated we'll go out and fight every snap and i want to be great, you know so that's all i was after today. >> game day on location tonight. athletes from lucas. and there will be a interview with the quarterback. it is pre-season, niners will take what they can get. and they beat the colts.
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it is a big deal to have the sports department there in indiana. >> let me tell you, everyone else is on a plane on the way home now. i have to stick around to do the show. i'm the last man standing in indianapolis. >> we'll see you tomorrow. tonight at 10 on the cw, 65 million year old puzzle in the valley. trying to bring may be the largest predator back to life. see you then. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ our real l pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm
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they had 30 people and an idea. meg's job was to make it happen. it took leadership. focus. and the ability to bring people together. meg whitman delivered.
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named one of america's best ceo's by harvard business review, she grew ebay 15,000 strong and made small business dreams come true. now meg has a plan to create jobs. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new california.

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